It will not be feasible to exercise true joint physical (50/50) custody of a minor child where the parents live in two different states. However, joint legal custody is customarily ordered, even with an out of state party.
It is unclear from your question whether he is taking the children temporarily or moving permanently. Typically, if a case is pending the standing order will prevent a parent from permanently removing the children from the state of Georgia during the pendency of a divorce or custody action....Read more »
I will be turning 16 soon and my mother always told me She never wanted custody of me until she found out she would have to be paying child support. She constantly calls the police on me claiming I’m juvenile. Always threating me with the police. When something doesn’t go her way. I just want... Read more »
I am the custodial parent and I wanted to know can I refuse visitation according to the other parent abuse. He has not seen his child in over 3 years becuase he hops state to state and city to city. He owes over 27,000 dollars in child support. I have video and photo proof of all his abuse.... Read more »
I would suggest that you file the necessary documents to modify visitation immediately. Depending on the judge/county, you may be able to get an emergency hearing to temporarily modify visitation if you believe that your child will be in danger when the child is in his father's care.
The mother of my child is moving out of state in 30 days. I just filed the legitimization papers yesterday. Our son is 7 months right now. She will not tell me where she is moving to, she won't give me her number to contact her about him. If she move before they serve the papers, what will be the... Read more »
Until she is served, there is no standing order to prohibit her from leaving the state with your child. Unfortunately, until you are legitimized, she does not have to advise you of her whereabouts either as you have no rights to custody or visitation until then. You should aggressively pursue...Read more »
My husband filed for Child support in Jan. 2019 against his son's mother, the NCP. He has full physical custody and joint legal custody. The NCP is "homeless" on paper, and the sheriff has been unable to serve her at any address available. She visits the child regularly at our home, extracurricular... Read more »
If you have specific dates/times that she will be there for visitation, you can have a private process server serve her during those visitation periods. Oftentimes, you can arrange a specific time and place with a process server, where this is not typically an option with the Sheriff's Office.
There isn't enough information to answer the question. If you are asking if he hasn't seen the in 5 years and has just popped up to exercise his parenting time, you can't deny the parenting time if it's ordered by the court. If you feel that him exercising parenting time would be detrimental,...Read more »
I would recommend the father seek visitation first to re-establish a relationship. After two years or so of having a strong relationship with the children, primary physicsl custody would not be out of the question.
With the information that was provided, at least, the father has almost...Read more »
Yes, if there is an order of custody. If the child no longer wants to visit, you should file a modification of visitation action. Otherwise, you will risk being held in contempt for not making the child exercise visitation with the non-custodial parent.
My mother and I are staying in a family home, which use to belong to my grandmother, along with my aunt (cousin’s mother) and uncle . We found out after an argument that the home belongs to my cousin now and it has since 2005 per me going to the courthouse to acquire the deed for more... Read more »
The filing is being made, can we ask for modification to the visitation of the non custodial parent on grounds of it being harmful and not in the best interest of this child due to abandonment by non custodial parent and it has been 2 years without communication, parental responsibilities even if... Read more »
I live in GA my ex wife moved to SC with our kids. Our divorce decree states we have joint custody but she won’t allow me to see them. Does the divorce decree still hold up? Is she in violation of the decree orders, or does the rules change since they’re in another state? How can I get my... Read more »
You need to schedule a consultation with an attorney in Georgia and let them know everything you know about this case, including why she is in the group home and what happened to your parents. The answer to your question could be a number of things, but no one can properly advise you without all...Read more »
There is a great deal more information that an attorney would need to be able to answer your question. You need to reach out to an attorney and schedule a consultation to discuss your case and your options going forward.
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